Jason Providakes was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of The MITRE Corporation, effective March 6, 2017. He succeeds Alfred Grasso, who will remain on the board of trustees. 
 
Jason Weller will be joining Land O'Lakes, Inc.’s SUSTAIN division as Senior Director of Sustainability, effective February 27, 2017. He served as Chief of the Natural Resources Conservation Service at the U.S. Department of Agriculture from 2012 to 2017.
 
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has agreed to be acquired by Reckitt Benckiser Group plc in a $17.9 billion deal. The merger is expected to be completed during the third quarter of 2017.